When is the best time to go to Doha

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Doha, Qatar. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Doha weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Doha are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Doha January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
19°C 14mm 8.7hrs 11.6hrs

Mild and dry weather often prevails in Doha during the month of January

It is perhaps a good month to visit Doha, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

January is in the winter in Doha and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (71°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Doha with around 14mm 0.5 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 3 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Doha weather in January »

February

Doha February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
20°C 17mm 8.6hrs 12.1hrs

February in Doha is generally dry with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Doha, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

February is in the winter in Doha and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 23°C (73°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Doha with around 17mm 0.7 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Doha weather in February »

March

Doha March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
24°C 16mm 8.4hrs 12.7hrs

The weather in March in Doha is characteristically warm and dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Doha, with some very good weather at this time of year.

March is in the spring in Doha and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 27°C (80°F), whilst at night 17°C (63°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Doha with around 16mm 0.6 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Doha weather in March »

April

Doha April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 9mm 9.6hrs 13.5hrs

Doha's weather in April is typically hot and very dry in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Doha.

April is in the spring in Doha and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 21°C (70°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Doha with around 9mm 0.4 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Doha weather in April »

May

Doha May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
34°C 4mm 11.2hrs 14.2hrs

May is a very dry month in Doha and the temperature is generally very hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Doha.

May is in the spring in Doha and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a hot 38°C (100°F), whilst at night 25°C (78°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Doha with around 4mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 11.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Doha weather in May »

June

Doha June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
36°C 0mm 12hrs 11.6hrs

The climate in Doha during June can be summarized as very hot and arid.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Doha.

June is in the summer in Doha and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a hot 40°C (105°F), whilst at night 28°C (82°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Doha with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a arid time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 12 hours of sunshine per day.

Doha weather in June »

July

Doha July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
37°C 0mm 11.2hrs 12.1hrs

July in Doha is generally arid with the temperature being severely hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Doha for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

July is in the summer in Doha and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a scorching 41°C (105°F), whilst at night 29°C (85°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Doha with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a arid time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 11.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Doha weather in July »

August

Doha August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
36°C 0mm 11.2hrs 12.7hrs

The weather in August in Doha is characteristically very hot and arid.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Doha.

August is in the summer in Doha and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a hot 40°C (104°F), whilst at night 29°C (85°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Doha with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a arid time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 11.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Doha weather in August »

September

Doha September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
35°C 0mm 10.8hrs 13.5hrs

Doha's weather in September is typically very hot and arid in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Doha.

September is in the fall / autumn in Doha and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a hot 38°C (101°F), whilst at night 27°C (80°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Doha with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a arid time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Doha weather in September »

October

Doha October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
31°C 1mm 10.6hrs 14.2hrs

October is a very dry month in Doha and the temperature is generally very hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Doha.

October is in the fall / autumn in Doha and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 35°C (95°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Doha with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Doha weather in October »

November

Doha November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 3mm 10hrs 11.6hrs

November in Doha is generally very dry with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Doha, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

November is in the fall / autumn in Doha and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 29°C (85°F), whilst at night 20°C (68°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Doha with around 3mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10 hours of sunshine per day.

Doha weather in November »

December

Doha December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
22°C 11mm 8.5hrs 12.1hrs

December in Doha is generally dry with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Doha, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

December is in the winter in Doha and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 24°C (75°F), whilst at night 15°C (59°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Doha with around 11mm 0.4 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 2 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Doha weather in December »

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Doha weather statistics
Hottest month: July 40.5°C 104.9°F
Driest month: June 0mm 0ins
Sunniest month: October 10.6hrs
Coldest month: January 21.2°C 70.2°F
Wettest month: February 17mm 0.7ins
Warmest sea: August 33.6°C 92.5°F
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